Edith Widder

Glowing life in an underwater world

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Filmed Jan 2010 at Mission Blue Voyage
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Some 80 to 90 percent of undersea creatures make light — and we know very little about how or why. Bioluminescence expert Edith Widder explores this glowing, sparkling, luminous world, sharing glorious images and insight into the unseen depths (and brights) of the ocean.

Edith Widder
/ Marine biologist

Edith Widder combines her expertise in research and technological innovation with a commitment to stopping and reversing the degradation of our marine environment.  Full bio.

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